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Geography Questions with Answers

Discover fascinating geography questions and their answers in this article. Test your knowledge, explore diverse landscapes, and learn about the world’s wonders. Start your journey now!


The position of the Earth in its orbit, when it is at the greatest distance from the Sun, is called?
Answer: Aphelion

The position of the orbit of the moon when it is at its greatest distance from the Earth is called?
Answer: Apogee

A tropical storm in the Caribbean or West Pacific Ocean with extremely strong winds is called?
Answer: Hurricane

The wind which rotates in an anti-clock direction in the Northern Hemisphere and in a clockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere is called?
Answer: Tornado

The tidal mouth of a river where the salt water of the tide meets the freshwater of the river current is called?
Answer: Estuary

Lines on the map denoting places experiencing equal barometric pressure is called?
Answer: Isobars

Lines denoting equal depth in the sea is called?
Answer: Isobaths

The 7th largest country in the world in terms of area is?
Answer: India

The fertile soil generally found in UP, Punjab, Haryana and Bihar is called?
Answer: Alluvial soil

Which soil is suitable for the cultivation of cotton, wheat, oil seeds and tobacco?
Answer: Black soil

Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej are the tributaries of which river?
Answer: Indus

Yamuna, Chambal, Betwa, Sone, Ghagra, Gandak and Gomti are the tributaries of which river?
Answer: The Ganges

Teesta River is the tributary of which river?
Answer: Brahmaputra

On which river Bhakra Nangal Dam is constructed?
Answer: Sutlej River in Punjab

On which river Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is constructed?
Answer: Krishna River in Karnataka

Which planet rotates from East to West?
Answer: Venus

Phobos and Deimos are satellites of which planet?
Answer: Mars

In which country the active volcano Mt Etna is located?
Answer: Italy

Which country is known as the Land of Gold and Diamond?
Answer: South Africa

Capital of Nigeria is?
Answer: Abuja

The longest waterfall in the world is?
Answer: Victoria Falls

Name the flightless bird of the Kalahari desert.
Answer: Ostrich

The Victoria Fall was discovered by?
Answer: David Livingston

The temperate grassland of South Africa is called?
Answer: High Veld

The only river which crosses the Equator twice is?
Answer: River Zaire